President Barack Obama will travel to Oklahoma City on Sunday, where a massive tornado killed nearly two dozen people. Obama will visit with affected families and first responders, White House spokesman Jay Carney said. Obama's FEMA director and secretary of...
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My travels are usually well ahead of my writing, which lags behind a queue of new trips and past stories to be told. Hence why I’m so late in writing about the 2012 Best City To Visit Travel Tournament winner, Sarajevo. A contest won by an incredibly energetic and enthusiastic group of Balkan supporters who [...]
I traveled to Riyadh to meet Shaykh Ibn Baz, carrying with me a copy of an invitation to a concert in our city Dammam in Saudi Arabia. To tell you the truth, I was not sure if my visit would make any difference; these types of concerts were supported by some powerful people in that region. Show More Summary
Legendary travel writer Jan Morris is making a very rare visit to the U.S. next week to appear in an onstage conversation with me in New York City on Wednesday, May 8. The Wales-based author of more than 30 books, ranging from the masterful...Show More Summary
There's no question that traveling to a country that doesn't share your motherland's political persuasion can be a little daunting, but since when is travel about revisiting the everyday? Our recent trip to Vietnam proved quite the wake-up, even though rocking up to passport control with an American passport is no longer anything to be worried about. Show More Summary
Picture yourself on the road – traveling between cities to visit friends, or staying with a colleague to attend a conference. They have an inflatable bed, or a futon, but not a guest room. You have your suitcase, clothes and accessories. What is missing? Perhaps it is the Arara Nômade by André Pedrini & Ricardo Freisleben - a [...]
Hear about travel to Bucharest as the Amateur Traveler talks to Wandering Earl about visiting and living in that city. Earl calls Bucharest one of the most under-rated cities in all of [...] The post Travel to Bucharest, Romania – Episode 369 appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.
By Tom Spurgeon so a week apart I went to two very different comics shows: the MoCCA Arts Fest in New York City, and SPACE in Columbus, Ohio. What follows are some notes from those travels. I apologize for their lateness; nothing here quite cohered, and I thought they might do so as time passed. Show More Summary
Well-known sites in Rome such as the Vatican offer a connection with the past—but the Eternal City has plenty of lesser-known, and arguably better sites, to visit. If you're trying to figure out what to do in Rome, Context Travel docent Whitney Webster offers alternatives to classic attractions, including the Caracalla baths and the Capitoline Museums.
Jay-Z is answering those who criticized his recent trek to Cuba in the forum he knows best. The hip hop superstar dropped a new track today addressing those who said his wedding anniversary trip to Havana, a city under U.S. travel embargo, was either inappropriate or against the law. Show More Summary
The ghost of Old St Paul's lingers still. Image by M@. If you could travel through time, when and where in London’s history would you visit? We’re launching a new competition to find images of London that show the past, present and future of the city combined in imaginative ways. Show More Summary
Arm with a clean bill of heart health, Utah defensive tackle Star Lotulelei will be traveling to a city known for a product that has clogged an artery or two. According to Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com, Lotulelei will be visiting the Eagles at some point in the next several days. Sent home from the Scouting…
More than 64 cities, 5 weeks, and 10,000 votes later we finally have a winner, after an all-Romanian The Best City to Visit Travel Tournament Championship: Sibiu. Originally nominated by Adrian (who now has also won $300), Sibiu, the 60th seed in the tournament, came close to being eliminated in the early rounds by Shanghai [...]
ISTANBUL – In the last four weeks, I have traveled to Sofia, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, London, Milan, Frankfurt, Berlin, Paris, Beijing, Tokyo, Istanbul, and throughout the United States. As a result, the myriad challenges facing the global economy were never far away. Show More Summary
Not many people gave Granada a fighting chance against Bucharest in the Final Four of The Best City To Visit Travel Tournament last week. Yet the Spanish supporters worked hard to put up 4,135 votes – but it wasn’t enough as Bucharest won with 903 more votes on the back of a solid social media [...]
The Best City To Visit Travel Tournament 2013 that began back in mid-February with over 70 cities is now down to a Final Four: Granada, Bucharest, Buenos Aires, and Sibiu. Lisbon put up a very strong effort against Iberian neighbor Granada, but the Spaniards are left to contend with the Romanian capital, Bucharest. Also from [...]
Three continents and 8 cities are providing some intense match ups in the Elite 8 after a competitive Sweet 16. Granada and Lisbon battle in a war on the Iberian Peninsula and the results of Casablanca versus Buenos Aires determine whether Africa or South America ends its run in this year’s tournament. All of the [...]
More than 52 million people visit New York City each year but the vast majority of visitors never stray far from the well-trodden streets of Manhattan. Now, a new tourism initiative is encouraging travelers to take a bigger bite outShow More Summary
We said a surprising goodbye to last year’s champion Sarajevo in The Best City To Visit Travel Tournament Round of 32 earlier this week. Winning on a tie-breaking decision, Cape Town averted defeat to face Bucharest and Rosslyn’s dedicated effort came to an end. Sibiu continues along comfortably while quietly Casablanca and Buenos Aires are [...]